Fixing holes in social security support would reduce need for food banks, users’ experience shows

Fixing holes in social security support would reduce need for food banks, users’ experience shows

Gaps in the social security safety net are a key reason why people are turning to food banks, according to the first in-depth study into the personal experiences of recipients of emergency food aid...

Oxfam prepares to respond as Super Typhoon Hagupit bears down on the Philippines

Oxfam is preparing for a major disaster response in the Philippines after Cyclone Hagupit was upgraded to a Super Typhoon, the same classification as Typhoon Haiyan which wrought destruction on the...

Reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement by Mark Golding, Oxfam GB Chief Executive

In reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive, said: ...

One year after UK storms, farmer from flooded Somerset village visits Bolivia with Oxfam

One year on from the extreme weather that brought havoc to the UK, farmer Liz Crew has travelled to Bolivia with Oxfam to meet farmers and families living in small rural communities who face flooding...

Oxfam response to news of UK pledge to Green Climate Fund

Representatives from developed countries are meeting in Berlin at a Pledging Conference to lay down how much climate funding they will commit to the UN Green Climate Fund. World leaders at the UN...

Oxfam response to Expected Climate Funding Pledge at G20

In response to Barack Obama's expected pledge at the G20 of at least $2.5 billion to help poor countries adapt to climate change, Oxfam's Head of Food and Climate Campaign Erinch Sahan said: ...

Oxfam's response to the London Conference on Afghanistan

Before the London Conference on Afghanistan on the 4 December, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, said: ...

Afghan women frozen out of peace talks, in danger of losing gains made since fall of the Taliban

Afghan women are consistently excluded from Afghanistan's peace negotiations and formal talks about the country's future, international agency Oxfam said today. Unless this discrimination...

Climate finance action plan can set table for Paris deal

Current climate finance pledges are out of step with the magnitude of need in developing countries, international agency Oxfam says in a new report, "Breaking the Standoff", released at...

Almost half the G20 countries have failed to deliver in the global fight against Ebola

Nine of the G20 countries have failed to deliver adequate support in the fight against Ebola despite calls for more help and the fact they are the largest economies in the world, Oxfam says today. ...

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